We have created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to on-line privacy and to comply with Arkansas Act 1713 of 2003.
We collect no personal information about you when you visit our sites, unless you choose to make such information available to us. When you visit any site hosted by ASUN, our server automatically recognizes the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal email address or any other personal information.
In addition, we monitor the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time, and pages accessed by visitors. The information we collect is used to better understand general site usage patterns, improve site usability, and improve the content of the site. None of this information is shared with other organizations or tied to any individual user.
If you choose to share personal information with us — by sending us an email message or filling out an electronic form with personal information — we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized.. Some of the information may be saved for a designated period to comply with Arkansas’ archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to third parties or other government agencies, unless required to do so by state or federal law.
ASUN sites contain links to other sites, not hosted by ASUN. Neither ASUN, nor any ASUN employee, are responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites.
Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright LawsCopyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505.Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. For more information, please see the website of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov.